Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Thursday AM Reads

These markets keep getting more interesting, if thats even possible at this point. Oh, and the best curated morning train reads in the land:

• Analysts Blow Calls on Oil: In Assessing Energy Companies, Many Failed to Foresee Depth of Crude’s Decline (WSJ)
• Why Does Bill Gross Have a Financial Advisor? (A Wealth of Common Sensesee also It’s Hard To Top Traditional Diversification (Servo)
• How do we perceive risk?: Paul Slovic’s landmark analysis (Science Blogs)
• This currency would be great if it wasn’t for the market, RMB edition (FT Alphavillesee also China Moves to Free Up Money in Its Economy (NYT)
• Secular stagnation in the Eurozone (VoxEU)

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Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Our free range, hand selected, micro-brewed morning train reads: • Byron Wien:  The Power of Lower Oil Prices (Blackstone) • A Revelation For Small-Cap Investing Strategies (Capital Spectator) but see Most of the time stock markets do nothing. (Crossing Wall St) • Activist investors were a lot more active in 2014 (Fortune) • Roach: Why central bankers around the world…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Warren Buffett: Know when to hold ’em (FT) • What Negative Bond Yields Mean for Investors (MoneyBeat) see also How negative can interest rates go? (Gavyn Davies) • Will the Top-Callers Get Clowned Again? (TRB) • Exxon Could Be the Big Winner of the Oil Crash (Bloomberg) • America’s Infrastructure Is Slowly Falling Apart (Vice)…Read More

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10 Sunday AM Reads

Pour some coffee, settle in for some Sunday morning reads: • Fed Up: How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect Stocks? (WSJ) • Lies Investors Tell Themselves (A Wealth of Common Sense) see also Bad Assumptions (stratechery) • Go For the Value (Irrelevant Investor) • The History Of The American Economy, Told Through Super Bowl Ads (Buzzfeed) • Bloomberg Business’ new look has…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Well, thats the first time we’ve had two consecutive negative months in several years. No worries, we have some longer form weekend reads while you digest that info: • The Super Bowl Scammer: Dion Rich Is the Godfather of Gatecrashing (Rolling Stone) • The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos’s Fire Phone Debacle And What…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

The work week is ending, the Superbowl is almost here, and we have our guaranteed 13.5 PSI morning train reads: • How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft (NYT) • Legends of Indexing: Rob Arnott (ETF.com) • Gold Tarnishes as U.S. Economy Strengthens (WSJ) but see Foreigners Are Failing to Buy Enough Stuff (Bloomberg View) • Thanks a lot, austerity! We…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Good morning, Here are my post Fed day morning train reads: • We’re on the verge of a crisis, bears warn (Money) • The Superinvestors of Unconstrained Bondsville (SSRN) • Would Keynes Have Been Fired as a Money Manager Today? (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Investors Rethink Taking a Leap Into Junk Bin (WSJ) • The CEO Who Saved…Read More

Category: Financial Press

White House: Fox Is Not a News Organization

Shepard Smith explains:

“I sat next to Brian Williams, and we all have these place cards and his said, ‘Brian Williams, NBC News.’ And across from me was David Muir, the new guy on ABC. It said, ‘David Muir, ABC News.’ And then, over next to the president, was Scott Pelley, and it said, ‘Scott Pelley, ABC News.”

“And I looked at mine, and it doesn’t say anything about news. It just says, ‘Fox.’ And I looked at Bret Baier’s and it said, ‘Bret Baier, Fox.’ But all the rest of them got ‘news.’ I mean, I don’t care — lunch was great.”
-Inquistr

This is pretty hilarious, because its true.

My solution was somewhat different: Rather than omit the word News, I put the word in quotes, thusly:


 

Its more aggressive, less passive.

Kudos to Shepard Smith, for keeping it classy. And kudos to the White House, for speaking the truth.

 

Video after the jump

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Category: Financial Press, Really, really bad calls

10 Wednesday AM Reads

We survived the snowpacalypse, with both electricity and internet access intact. Hence, our free range morning train reads: • Apple’s Earnings: The Staggering Numbers (WSJ) • Strong Dollar Squeezes U.S. Firms (WSJ) see also U.S. Strengths Buoy Consumers but Hurt Corporations With Business Abroad (Dealbook) • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Joel Greenblatt about Value Investing (25iq) • The new phase…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning “Snowpacalypse Not” cancelled-trains-can’t-get-into-the-office-even-if-I-wanted-to AM reads: • As Commodities Fall, Some Investors See Reasons to Buy (WSJ) • Technology and Finance: Drivers of a Profit Margin Explosion (Philosophical Economics) • Asia’s Richest Man Has Seen the Future and It’s in Europe (Bloomberg) • Vanguard’s funds reach new heights (Investment News) • The Shake Shack Economy (New Yorker) Continues here  

Category: Financial Press